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By: The Sculptors' Society Of Ireland  05/12/2011
Keywords: art, Visual Artists

Van And E-Bulletin Visual Artists Ireland

Submitted on May 13, 2011 – 11:04 am

The Visual Artists News Sheet

Contents:

Sean Lynch 'Me Jewel & Darlin' installation view. O'Connell Street, Dublin (featuring a reproduction of Harry Clarke's 'The Last Hour of the Night' 1922).


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Cover Image. Sean Lynch ‘Me Jewel & Darlin’ installation view, O’Connell Street, Dublin. (featuring a  reproduction of Harry Clarke’s The Last Hour of the Night 1922)
5. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
5. Column. Mark Fisher. In Defence of Genius.
6. Column. Emily Mark-FitzGerald. All Change.
7. Column. Jonathan Carroll. Bretzels & Beer.
10. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
11. Regional Profile. Visual arts resources and activity in Donegal
15. Profile.Approaching Critical Mass. Jason Oakley takes a virtual
walk-through of the main exhibition spaces for Dublin Contemporary 2011 with the curators Jota Castro and Christian Viveros-Fauné.
16. Profile.Good from Bad. Ciara Peters profiles the aims and achievements
of Creative Limerick
17. Art in Public.(Archived in ourSection)
18. Introducing: Critique.Critical Critique. Later this year The VAN will
launch a new reviews section entitled ‘Critique’. By way of introduction, we
present  the winning entry of the recent OBG / VAI critical writing
competition.
19. Profile.Gifting Shock. Tonya McMullan discusses her project ‘Give &
Take’ that featured a collaborative process involving 10 artists from
Scotland, Northern Ireland and the USA
20. Art in Public.(Archived in ourSection)
21. Profile.Lost in Leitrim. Joanne Laws reports on The Leitrim Sculpture
Centre’s recent exhibition entitled ‘Commons’
22. Profile.Manhattan Microscope. Ben Crothers and Rebecca Gilbert (1)
Discuss their curation of Goldenm Thread Gallery’s showing at the 2011
edition of Scope art fair in New York (2 – 6 March 2011)
23. Opportunities. All the latest grants, awards, exhibition calls and
commissions.
27. Career Development.(Archived in our Section)
28. Regional Contacts. Visual Artists Ireland’s regional contacts report from
the field.
29. Profile.In & Out of Place. Paul Murnaghan introduces Place, a new
contemporary visual arts venue in Gorey, Co. Wexford
30. Conference.Buzz Phrases & Brainstorms. Sara Baume reports on ‘MOOT VII:
Inno-vision  – Art, , Education and Innovation’  an event held at The Butler
Gallery, Kilkenny on 4 February.
31. Discussion.Powerpoints & Brass Tacks. Curt Riegelnegg reports on “What
Do You Stand For?” a forum for independent and alternative visual arts
spaces, held at The National College of Art and Design, Dublin on 12 March.

Submitted on March 21, 2011 – 11:45 am

The Visual Artists News Sheet

Remco de Fouw 'Voice' (Work in Progress)

Contents:

1. Cover Image. Remco de Fouw. Voice (Work in Progress)
5. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
5. Column. Mark Fisher. Creative Capitalism.
6. Column. Paula Naughton. New York Overview.
7. Column. Jonathan Carroll. Art Versus Weather.
10. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
11. Regional Profile. Visual arts resources and activity in Co. Carlow
14. Workshop. Making Connections. Michelle Horrigan reports on ‘The
curatorial intensive’ a New York based workshop organised by independent
curators international.
15. Engaged Art. (Archived in ourSection)
16. Residency. Samkura Residency. Claire Halpin and Lisa Flynn reports on
their experiences of the Samkura Artist Residency Programme (Oct / Nov 2010)
held in Tbilisi, Georgia.
17. Art in Public. Necessity, Mother of Invention. Laura Graham Profiles
‘Switch’, an initiative to present contemporary are in public contexts, that
has taken place in Nenagh. Co Tipperary and Bangor, Co. Down.
18. Seminar. Practice. Seán O Sullivan reports on ‘Practice: The Ormond
Studios Lecture Series’
19. Career Development. Floating Notes. Andy Parsons discusses the why and
wherefores of his artists book publishing Project ‘Floating World Books’
21. Education. (Archived in ourSection)
22. Collaboration. Transitions & Ambitions. Maria Tanner Profiles
‘Ar+=Adding 2010’, Szczecin, Poland.
23. Opportunities. All the lastest grants, awards, exhibition calls and
commissions.
27. Conference. (Archived in ourSection)
28. Regional Contacts. Visual artists ireland’s regional contacts report
from the field.
29. Residency. Honouring Rothko. Anne Harkin-Petersen reports on her
residency at the 2010 edition of the Mark Rothko International Plein Air
event, held in Daugavpils, Latvia.

Submitted on February 11, 2011 – 11:14 am

The Visual Artists News Sheet

Andrew Duggan Hole 2009

Contents:

1. Cover Image. Andrew Duggan Hole 2009
5. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
5. Column. Mark Fisher. The Game Has Changed
6. Column. Sarah Searson. How to be a Mensch
7. Column. Jonathan Carroll. Failure, Success and Engagement.
8. Column. Chris Fite-Wassilak. Real Art Top Ten 2010.
9. Column. Eamonn Maxwell. Come Together.
10. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
11. Regional Profile. Visual arts resources and activity in Kerry
14. Conference. Central & Indispensable. Joanne Laws reports on ‘Writing Irish Art History’ a research day held at TRIARC, Dublin.
15. Profile. 16. Profile. Polyphonic Public Conversation. Rachael Thomas and Oliver Dowling talk to Jason Oakley about the background, aims & ambitions of Dublin Contemporary 2011
18. Profile. Ghost Modernism. Katherine Waugh reports on ‘Unbuilding’ (21 August ­ 17 October 2010)
19. Art in Public: Profile. Return to Sender. Claire Meaney Talks to Emily Robyn Archer about ‘the Post Room Project’ at Waterford Regional Hospital.
21. Art in Public: Profile. Art or Social Engineering? Aisling Prior reports on Jochen Gerz’s 2 ­- 3 Streets project for the Ruhr Valley, Germany.
23. Opportunities. All the lastest grants, awards, exhibition calls and commissions.
27. Conference. Joining the Dots. Sara Baume reports on ‘Making in Two Modes’ a conference on the cross-overs between the visual arts and writing, that was held at University College Cork and the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.
28. Laughism. Laughism. Cartoons by Borislav Byrne.
29. Focus. United State. Maeve Mulrennan, Galway Arts Centre’s Visual Arts Officer reports on the artist-led movement in Galway City.
30. Conference. Things could be Otherwise. Jesse Jones reports on ‘Approaches to Collaborative Arts Practice’ a conversation between Malaysian artist Chu Yuan and Mick Wilson of gradcam, an event held at Dublin Civic Offices.
31. Art in Public: Roundup.
32. Regional Contacts. Visual Artists Ireland’s regional contacts report from the field.
33. Profile. 34. Profile. (Archived in ourSection)

Submitted on December 15, 2010 – 12:16 pm

A volunteer standing on Populloss 3, A work by Alan Mongey in collaboration with Depaul service users

The Visual Artists News Sheet

Contents:

5. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
5. Column. Mark Fisher. Speculative Realism.
5. Column. Andrew Dodds. Knowing when to stop.
5. Column. Jonathan Carroll. Being Stalked by Francis McKee.
5. Column. Chris Fite-Wassilak.The Balance of History.
9. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
11. Regional Profile. Visual arts resources and activity in Derry.
14. Profile. No Picnic. Seán O Sullivan profiles ‘Life’s No Picnic on the
Streets’, a collaborative art project organised by volunteers from Depaul
Ireland, hosted at The Electric Picnic, Co. Laois.
15. Profile.
16. Art in Public.
17. How is it made? Origami, Hedgehogs & Kangaroos. Alex Pentek discusses the relationship between his large-scale permanent commissions and more temporary site-specific work.
18. Profile. An Evolving Showcase. Joan Healy reports on ‘An Instructional’ a touring exhibition project initiated by the artist-led organisation MART.
19. Profile. The Discaplined Sharing of Knowledge. Emilio Largo profiles The Rossnaree School of Art.
21. Residency.
23. Opportunities. All the lastest grants, awards, exhibition calls and commissions.
27. How is it made? Collaborations in Music. Artist / Curator Mark Garry discusses two if his recent  projects involving visual arts collaborations and music.
28. Problems. The Problem Page. Our consierge / curator of agony responds to artworld dilemas.
28.Laughism. Laughism. Cartoons by Borislav Byrne.
29. Residency. Jacks-of-all-Trades and other Talents. Finnish curator Laura Köönikkä discusses her residency at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios.
31. Art in the Public Realm: Roundup. Recent public art commissions, site-specific works, socially engaged practice  and other forms of art outside the gallery.
32. Regional Perspectives. The VAI regional contacts report from the field.
33. Profile. Flourishing Alternatives. Curator Ciara Hickey profiles ‘Arrivals’ an exhibition of work by emerging artists, recently shown at the Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.

Submitted on October 18, 2010 – 3:30 pm

Mark O'Kelly, 'Mariah' (oil on linen), 40 x 56cm (exhibited as part of the artist's solo show – 'Unconscious' at Black Mariah Cork 2009)

The Visual Artists News Sheet

Contents:

3. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
3. Column. Mark Fisher. Strange Loops.
4. Column. Mark Caffrey. Crossing and Arrival
5. Column. Jonathan Carroll. What is Waiting Out There.
6. Column. Chris Fite-Wassilak. Beyond Collective Desire.
7. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
10. Regional Profile. Visual arts resources and activity in Roscommon
12.
13. Conference Report. Learning & Sharing. Sylvia Grace Borda Reports on a roundtable discussion on collaborative photography organised as part of her
projects at Belfast Exposed.

14. Project Profile. Meeting Expectations. Naomi Sex discusses the DL 5 – 8 project.
15. Institution Profile. Unhinged & Contradictory. Jason Oakley speaks to Ian McInerney of The Black Mariah about the organisations one-year tenure at
Triskel.
16. How is it Made? Doctors & Patients. Gemma Anderson discusses her project ‘Portraits: Patients and Psychiatrists
17.
18. International Event. Film at the Centre of Film. Treasa O’Brien reports on the Oberhausen Film Festival
19. Project Profile. Out of the Box. Brian Connolly profiles ‘Art Rebels’ at Catalyst Arts, Belfast.
23. Opportunities. All the lastest grants, awards, exhibition calls and commissions.
27. Project Profile. Resurrection. Joanne Laws discusses ‘Sacred’ a cross-border exhibition and semimar project.
28. Problems. The Problem Page. Our consierge / curator of agony responds to artworld dilemas.
28.Laughism. Laughism. Cartoons by Borislav Byrne.
29. .
30. Studio Profile. Creativity Inclusion Development. Kathy Maria Marsh reports on Conways Artists Studios.
31. Art in the Public Realm: Roundup. Recent public art commissions, site-specific works, socially engaged practice and other forms of art
outside the gallery.
32. Regional Perspectives. Regional Perspectives. Visual Artists ireland’s Regional Contacts – Aideen Barry, Damien Duffy and eamonn Maxwell report
from the field.

Submitted on October 1, 2010 – 4:13 pm

BGL, Meatballs/ Tribute to the Group of Seven, 2009.Work shown at Dorm, Model, Sligo

The Visual Artists News Sheet

Contents:
3. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
3. Column. Mark Fisher. Mapping the Complexity of the Everyday .
4. Column. Eamon Maxwell. Art in Public.
5. Column. Jonathan Carroll. Curatorial Housekeeping.
6. Column. Chris Fite-Wassilak. Possibly Maybe.
7. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
11. Regional Profile. Visual Arts Resources & Activity in Cavan.
12. How is it Made? Questioning & Change Clifton Rooney discusses his experience of projects in educational & community contexts.
13. Conference Report. What is it? Kevin O’Dwyer  on the 22nd International Sculpture Conference.
14.Conference Report. Defining Content. A report on Homeworks 5 –Beirut, Lebanon (21 April – 1 May)

16.
17. How is it Made? Architecture of Migration. Paula Naughton discusses her research and practice.
18. Career Development. Soften Up. Neva Elliott & Lynn Harris discuss ‘Sligo Local’
19.
23. Opportunities. All the latest grants, awards, exhibition calls and commissions.
27. Project Profile. Critiquing the Quick Fix. Stephanie Hough profiles ‘The EYE-KEA Project’.
28. Problems. The Problem Page. Our concierge / curator of agony responds to artworld dilemmas
28. Laughism. Laughism. Cartoons by Borislav Byrne.
29.
30. Project Profile. The Pace of Gallery Education. The Partnership for the Arts & Creative Engagement.
31. Art in the Public Realm: Roundup. Recent public art commissions, site-specific works, socially  engaged practice  and other forms of art outside the gallery.
32. Conference Report. Get Up & Go. Chris Clarke  ON ‘Getting On With Art:  Conversations on Practicalities Through Practice’, (6 March), CIT Cork School of Music
32. Regional Contacts. Nights in May. A Belfast Roundup …

Submitted on September 30, 2010 – 11:04 am

Sonia Shiel Non-Laundrette. Installation view – ‘Shop if can, Look if you want’ a Contemporary art trail organised for Dublin’s 2010 St. Patrick’s Festival. Photo: John Beattie

The Visual Artists News Sheet

Contents:
2. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
3. Column. Mark Fisher. Just Say No.
4. Column. Eamon Maxwell. Supporting Emerging Artists.
5. Column. Tessa O Brien. An Impure Film-makers Perpective.
6. Column. Chris Fite-Wassilak. Underneath the Cuts, The Beach.
8. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
10. Regional Profile. Visual Arts Resources & Activity in Leitrim
12. Artists Books. Recently published monographs and artists’ books.
13. Profile.
14. Profile. Building the Foundations. Seán O Sullivan profiles the RDS Taylor Art Award and RDS Student Art Awards Exhibition, held annually at the RDS, Dublin.
15. Profile. Invisible Process. Sinead Bhreathnach-Cashell reports on ‘Chaos’, a week of Canadian Performance Art in Belfast, Presented by BBeyond and curated by Sinead O’Donell in collaboration with John G Boehme and Judith Price.
16. Profile. Phenomena House. Ciara Hickey and Keith Winter Profile Space Delawab in Belfast.
17. Art in the Public Realm: Focus.
18. Profile. From Napoleon’s Nose. Brian Kennedy  profiles ‘A View from Napoleon’s Nose’ an exhibition by Northern Irish artists held at the Kao Yuan Arts Centre, Kao Yuan University, Taiwan.
19. Profile. Artists of the Round Table. Patricia Doyle profiles the Tondo artists group.
22. Focus. Practice Makes Perfect. Jennie Guy considers the meanings of hospitality in the artworld
28. Problems. The Problem Page. Our consierge / curator of agony responds to artworld dilemas
28. Laughism. Laughism. Cartoons by Borislav Byrne.
29. Focus.
30.  VAI Regional Contacts. Regional Perspectives. Visual Artists Ireland’s regional contacts – Aideen Barry, Laura Graham and Damien Duffy report from the field.
31. Art in the Public Realm: Roundup. Recent public art commissions, site-specific works, socially engaged practice  and other forms of art outside the gallery.
32. Art in the Public Realm. Recycling Spaces. Jonathan Carroll discusses ‘Shop if can, Look if you want’ a contemporary art trail organised for Dublin’s 2010 St. Patrick’s Festival.

Submitted on September 29, 2010 – 12:53 pm

Cover Image: Stephanie Syjuco, 'Unsolicited Fabrications: Shareware Sculptures', 2009. Installation view. Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin (2–30 May 09)

Visual Artists’ News Sheet

Contents :
3. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
3. Column. Eamonn Maxwell. Rural and International Contexts.
4. Column. Adam Stoneman. Art Shock.
5. Column. Alison Pilkington. How Do We Know Non-Knowledge?
8. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
10. Regional Profile. Visual Arts Resources and Activity in Co. Clare.
12. Artists Books. Recently published monographs and artists’ books.
13. Conference Report. Culture Clash? Not Really Saoirse Higgins reports on ‘Transforming Organisations with the Arts’, Brussels (9 – 10 Dec 2009)  – a seminar focusing on art  and business collaborations.
14. Resources. Tweets, Blogs & Art. Damien McGlynn surveys the recent upsurge of on-line  forums and discussion sites addressing Irish contemporary art.
15. Residency Profile. Australian artists Pat Foster & Jen Berean discuss the outcome of participation in a residency exchange between Pallas Contemporary Projects; Fire Station &  Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne.
16. Seminar Report. Live Reflection. Áine Phillips offers an overview of her seminar project ‘Performing Curation’ held in collaboration the Live Art Development Agency, London (November 2009).
17. Project Profile. Trails, Paths, Mapping. Fiona FulLam  profiles ArtTrail 2009, Cork (12 – 22 November).
18. How is it Made? Closing the Loop. Edel Horan talks to Amanda Coogan about ‘Accumulator’ a performance based exhibition curated by the artist at Visual, Carlow (24 Sept 2009 – 16 Jan 2010)
19. Gallery Profile. PCP. Seán O Sullivan profiles Pallas Contemporary Projects.
22. How is it Made? Isobel Nolan discusses the role of intuition in her studio practice.
23. Opportunities. All the lastest grants, awards, exhibition calls and commissions.
28. Problems. The Problem Page. Our consierge / curator of agony responds to artworld dilemas
28. Laughism. Laughism. Cartoons by Borislav Byrne.
29. Professional. NI Charities Regulation. Alex Davis reports on the launch of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland and some of the practical implications for arts organisations.
30. Studio Profile. Constitutional Creativity. James Hepburn profiles Collective, Belfast.
31. Art in Public: Roundup. Recent public art commissions, site-specific works, socially engaged practice and other forms of art outside the gallery.
32. Proffessional. Garda Vetting & The Arts Arthur Duignan, Create’s Authorised Signatory, explains the procedures involved in vetting for artists working with young people and children.

Submitted on September 28, 2010 – 3:47 pm

Cover Image:

Visual Artists’ News Sheet

Contents:
3. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
3. Column. Marie-Louise Blaney. The Model: Dorm Project
4. Column. Chris Fite-Wassilak. Real Art Top Ten 2009.
8. News. The latest developments in the arts sector.
10. Regional Profile. Visual Arts Resources & Activity in Co. Waterford
13. How is it Made? Everyday Movements. Connolly and Cleary discuss the processes behind the making of their work Moving Dublin.
14. Residency Profile. Simply Seeing. Milada Bacik reports on her participation in a residency in Armenia.
15. Residency Profile. Cóilín Rush reports on residency at Kulttuurikauppila, N. Finland.
16. Residency Profile. Pride. Isolation and Globalisation. Alan James Burns profiles his artist’s residency at The National Centre for Contemporary Art St. Petersburg on the Kronstadt programme in Russia.
17. Career Development. George Bolster talks about his installation at Mass MOCA, USA.
18. Technical. Synthetics & Delicates. Dr Bronwyn Ormsby, Senior Conservation Scientist at The Tate, London offers an overview of the findings of Tate AXA Art Modern Paints Project.
19. Institution Profile. Expanded Studio. David Turner & Fiona Goggin profile Platform, a new studio venture in Belfast.
20. Project Profile. Corners of Reflection. Sarah Lincoln profiles ‘The Preponderance of the Small’ a city- wide off-site exhibition initiated by the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (25 Sept – 31 Oct 2009)
21. Art in the Public Realm: Roundup. Recent public art commissions, site-specific works, socially engaged practice and other forms of art outside the gallery.
22. International.An interview with Egyptian Curator, broadcaster, editor and Critic Sherif Awad, who contributed to the Solus Collective’s Irish / Arabian Avant-Garde Film Tour.
23. Opportunities. All the lastest grants, awards, commissions etc.
28. The Problem Page. Our consierge / curator of agony responds to a selection of queries and conceptual quibbles – offering in return, nothing less than life-shattering, dilemma-inducing, paradigm-shifting nonsense.
28. Artoons. The foibles, ironies, and occasional stupidity of the art world – captured with clarity and economy by Pablo Helguera.
29. Advocacy. Kick Starting the Core. Noel Kelly CEO / Director of Visual Artists Ireland discusses the situation facing artists and arts institutions in the context of the recession – and argues that now is a time of
great opportunity as well as challenge.
31. Conference. Arts Value to Health. Vagabond Reviews discuss ‘Vital Signs’ an event, focused on the subject of arts & health care, which took place in Dublin 14 – 21 October 2009.
32. Conference. When is Then? Fiona Fullam reports on the ‘First Former West Congress’, held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 5 – 7 November 2009.

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